Actress Anne Heche Dies at 53 After Being Declared Brain-Dead

August 12, 2022
Actress Anne Heche died at the age of 53. Her death comes days after she crashed her car into a home in California, causing it to erupt into flames. Heche's representative says she suffered from an anoxic brain injury when she was trapped in the burning car due to a lack of oxygen. Ellen DeGeneres, who famously dated Anne Heche in the late '90s shared her condolences. She wrote on Twitter: "This is a sad day. I'm sending Anne's children, family and friends all of my love."